Small Acreage Management
|Understanding Your Land
Your source for information and educational materials for sustainably managing your land. To improve your land stewardship, it is essential to understand the resources on your land (Soil, water, animals, plants, and air) and develop a custom management plan based on your property goals. Learn more
Hot Topics & News
|Dryland Pasture Condition Assessment & Guidelines for Colorado Small Acreages
This guide will help pasture managers assess pasture condition and offer suggestions for improvements. Learn more
Colorado residents can now legally collect up to 110 gallons of rain for outdoor use. Learn more
|Colorado Small Acreage Services Database
Have some work to do on your property and looking for some resources to help you get it done? Find local resources, contractors, and suppliers in your area. Learn more
The winter newsletter addresses Center Pivot Irrigation, Pork Production for New or Small Pig, What Can the Past Tell Us About Range Management?, Winter Watering, Winter Pasture Care, Winter Livestock Care. Learn more.
|Healthy Living with Goats
An overview of health issues for the backyard farmer. More info.
|Small Acreage Irrigation Guide
Water rights, uses, irrigation management, and overview of irrigation systems and pumps. Download guide.
|Small Acreage Success Story
Landowner shares his experience with pasture management. Watch now.
|Colorado Forage Guide
Read about common Colorado forages; their uses, management, and seeding. Download guide.
2017 Events Calendar
|Native Plant Master® Program|
|Apr 11||Backyard Poultry Workshop|
|Apr 17||Living Lightly|
|Apr 21||Learn How to Garden With Straw Bales!|
|Apr 22||Rain Barrels & Passive Water Harvesting|
|Apr 22||Firewise Landscaping|
|Apr 26||Residential Rainwater Harvesting in Colorado|
|Apr 26||Noxious Weeds|
|Apr 29||Planning Your Mountain Vegetable Garden|
|May 11||Water and Ditches|
|May 11||Critters in your Garden|
|May 25||Grasses for Forage and Reclamation|
|June 8||Poultry Disease and Biosecurity|
|June 10||Mountain Plant Sale|
|June 29||Weed ID and Management|
|July 13||Grazing Management|
Updated Friday April 07 2017
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- The Hope in Healthy Soils
- 8-part video series highlights many of the important principles and practices behind growing soil health in your farm field or backyard